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- Liberal Party Representative for Tangney
- Assistant Minister to the Minister for the Public Service (since 22 Dec 2020)
Assistant Minister for Electoral Matters (since 22 Dec 2020)
Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet (since 29 May 2019)
- Entered House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — Federal election
- Email me whenever Ben Morton speaks (no more than once per day)
Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Ben Morton voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
- Has never voted on more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Matters of Public Importance: Workplace Relations (3 Feb 2021)
“The government's proposed workplace relations changes are a set of modest and sensible reforms aimed at putting more Australians into jobs. Since December last year, Labor and the ACTU have been in lockstep in their efforts to misrepresent the government's workplace relations reforms. This week, with parliament's resumption, we're seeing Labor, the unions and their left-wing fellow travellers...”
- Bills: Health Insurance Amendment (Compliance Administration) Bill 2020; Third Reading (8 Dec 2020)
“by leave—I move: That this bill be now read a third time. Question agreed to. Bill read a third time.”
- Bills: Transport Security Amendment (Testing and Training) Bill 2020; Second Reading (8 Dec 2020)
“I present the revised explanatory memorandum to this bill and move: That this bill be now read a second time. Australia's transport sector is one the safest and most secure in the world. However, the sector remains an enduring target for terrorists, and we need to do all we can to ensure that security arrangements are robust and responsive to this threat. The Transport Security Amendment...”
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- Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 37 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Ben Morton speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 115 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)